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Blood Cancer 101: The Basics on Disease, Treatment, and the Role of the HCP

Release Date: January 6, 2023

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Date of initial release: January 6, 2023
Valid for CE credit through: July 6, 2024
1.5 CE Credits/Contact hours for nurses and social workers
Noninteractive recorded webinar


This webinar will provide an overview of blood cancers. Treatment, side effects, psychosocial and financial impacts of a blood cancer diagnosis will be discussed.  The role of social workers, nurses and other members of the healthcare team, along with resources for patient and caregiver education and support will be highlighted.

Target Audience

Oncology social workers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies. 

Course content level for social workers: beginner and intermediate

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different blood cancers, including diagnosis and treatment
  • Describe the psychosocial impact of a blood cancer diagnosis
  • Explain the role of the social worker, nurse and other members of the healthcare team
  • Educate patients and caregivers about clinical trial participation 
  • List resources for patients with blood cancers and how to access them


Laura Romundstad, CRNP, MSN, RN
Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator
Clinical Trial Support Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lynn Steele, LSW, OSW-C 
Information Specialist
Information Resource Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Continuing Education (CE) Information

Registered Nursing Credit Designation 
Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society under provider number CEP 5832 to award 1.5 continuing education contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Social Work Credit Designation
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Provider Number 1105, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 12/10/2023-12/10/2026. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is recognized by the New York State Education Departments State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0117. LLS maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 1.5 clinical CE contact hours for this activity.

Method of Participation
Participants must review the webcast in its entirety and complete the evaluation and pass the post-test to obtain CE credit. After completing this process you will receive your certificate by email.

All continuing education credits are provided free of charge.


This activity is provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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